10 Great Websites For Learning Programming
IT Cloud Spending Drives Infrastructure Investments: IDC
'Google Effect' Is Real, Dangerous, Says Kaspersky
Windows 10: RTM Due This Week, PC Build 10162 Done
Fortran: 7 Reasons Why It's Not Dead
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Underwriters Laboratories To Launch Cyber Security Certification Program
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
News
Meanwhile, UL is also in discussion with the White House on its plans to foster standards for Internet of Things security.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 7/6/2015
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Amazon Cloud Drive Adds iOS App
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
iPhone users who prefer Amazon Cloud Drive now have a native app through which they can access Amazon's online storage service. Android versions were previously released through Google Play and Amazon's Fire Phone.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/6/2015
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Italian Surveillance Software Maker Falls Victim To Doxing Attack
Sara Peters, Senior Editor at Dark Reading
News
Milan-based Hacking Team tells customers to stop using its products after leaked documents reveal the product's source code and the company's history of selling to governments with records of human rights abuses.
By Sara Peters Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 7/6/2015
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Windows 10: RTM Due This Week, PC Build 10162 Done
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft released Build 10162 to the Fast ring of Insiders before the July 4th holiday weekend, and we're expecting an RTM build later this week.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 7/6/2015
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IoT Flaw Discoveries Not Impactful--Yet
Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer, Dark Reading
News
As flaws announced at Black Hat USA and elsewhere highlight IoT weaknesses, the impact of these vulns still remains low in the face of vast distribution. But that could change with market consolidation.
By Ericka Chickowski Contributing Writer, Dark Reading, 7/6/2015
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IT Cloud Spending Drives Infrastructure Investments: IDC
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
News
Spending for cloud IT represented nearly a third of IT infrastructure spending in first quarter 2015, according to a report from IDC.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 7/6/2015
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'Google Effect' Is Real, Dangerous, Says Kaspersky
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
Commentary
By uploading more of the contents of our brain into our phones, we remember less and become more vulnerable.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 7/6/2015
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LG To Make Thinner Displays For Laptops
Eric Zeman,
News
LG Display is prepared to mass-produce dramatically thinner screens for PCs. It's also investing in a new plant for screens for wearables and phones.
By Eric Zeman , 7/6/2015
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Cloud & The Security Skills Gap
David Holmes, World-Wide Security Evangelist, F5
CommentaryVideo
F5 Network security evangelist David Holmes tells how cloud outsourcing can help companies fill the talent gap in three critical areas of enterprise security.
By David Holmes World-Wide Security Evangelist, F5, 7/6/2015
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Google Glass 2 In The Works, FCC Filing Suggests
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Google Glass didnít catch fire with consumers, but an FCC filing suggests the company is not giving up on its ambitions.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 7/6/2015
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Elon Musk Gives $10 Million In Grants To Study Safe AI
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
News
Elon Musk puts his money where his mouth is by helping fund 37 projects that could hopefully make AI safer and more useful to humans.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 7/6/2015
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SDN Disruption: Has The Pendulum Swung Too Far?
Daniel Dib,  Senior Network Architect, Conscia Netsafe
Commentary
The networking industry is so obsessed with software-defined networks that people are forgetting to consider the trade-offs with technologies like OpenFlow and VXLAN.
By Daniel Dib Senior Network Architect, Conscia Netsafe, 7/6/2015
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Network Automation Benefits
Dan Conde, Analyst, Enterprise Strategy Group
Commentary
Different forms of network automation can save you time, increase business agility, and improve service levels.
By Dan Conde Analyst, Enterprise Strategy Group, 7/6/2015
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10 Great Websites For Learning Programming
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Whether you're preparing for a new career or experimenting with magic powers, it's worth knowing how to program.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/6/2015
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Fortran: 7 Reasons Why Itís Not Dead
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
News
In the 1950s, IBM programmer John Backus invented a programming language called Fortran. It's still in use today, and here's what you need to know about it.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 7/5/2015
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Windows 10: 10 Reasons You'll Love It
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
Commentary
Windows 10 looks like a good operating system, but the reasons we love an operating system are harder to predict.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 7/5/2015
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MasterCard Tests Facial Scans For Mobile Payments
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Giving face takes on a whole new meaning with the credit card company's plan to authorize mobile payments using facial recognition technology.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 7/4/2015
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Windows 10 Gets Close, Skype Feature Updates: Microsoft Roundup
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
This week Microsoft sold assets to AOL and Uber, released two Windows 10 builds, and pushed new Skype for Business features to preview.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 7/4/2015
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Yahoo Testing Arch Rival Google On Search
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Search and online ad rivals Yahoo and Google might be coming closer together, as Yahoo decides to test whether it should let the search engine giant onto its turf.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 7/3/2015
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Dartmouth Hosts Robot Poetry Contest
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
News
Of all the tests we've had for robots, this might be the one that is most frightening. Dartmouth College will be adapting the Turing test to judge AI creativity.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 7/3/2015
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